Special Events

Busking at Temple Methodist Church

Live music in the garden of Temple Methodist Church during the Budleigh Salterton Music Festival.

Monday 12 July from 11.30
The Pat and Mike Duo

Wednesday 14 July from 14.00
'Sopharmanjo' Jazz Trio

Thursday 15 July from 11.30
The Pat and Mike Duo

Friday 16 July from 11.30
'Sopharmanjo' Jazz Trio

The Pat and Mike Duo are Pat Brandon – Saxophone, and Mike Scrivener – Electric Piano.

'Sopharmanjo' Jazz Trio are Pat Brandon, Soprano Saxophone, Ian Briggs, Harmonica and John Noddings, Banjo and Guitar. Pat Brandon was part of the jazz scene in Cambridge for many years. Ian Briggs is a one-time British Champion Blues Harmonica Player. John Noddings is part of the Pedigree Jazz Band.

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Thursday 15 July 14.00 St Peter’s Church

Three outstanding young local pianists have the opportunity to take part in a piano masterclass with one of the country’s legendary pianists. Peter Donohoe will give expert insight into every aspect of pianism in an inspiring, informative and constructive way. Open to the public.


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Thursday 15 July 19.00 St Peter’s Church

Tickets are free - book here

An opportunity to hear the composer Freya Waley-Cohen and pianist Peter Donohoe, along with other industry professionals, in conversation with Jason Thornton about their work and the future of live classical music post-pandemic. The audience will be invited to participate in the discussion.

The panel will consist of:
• Notable Devon-based composer Freya Waley-Cohen
• International pianist Peter Donohoe CBE
• Music Relationship Manager for Arts Council South West Paul Goddard
• Director of New Music for Edition Peters Katie Tearle MBE
• Budleigh Music Festival’s Artistic Director Jason Thornton

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Wednesday 21 July 15:00 St Peter’s Church.

What next? Your chance to reflect on the Festival and help shape future events. Free post-Festival discussions to review and share, led by Festival Chair Kate Somerby and Artistic Director Jason Thornton.

Open to all ticket-holders who have attended two or more events during the Festival.

To book your ticket, please email: bsmf2005@gmail.com